Jason Furrow

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Jason Furrow (LHP)

Jason Ryan Furrow

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 4", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]


Jason Furrow was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 18th Round (524th overall) of the 2003 amateur entry draft. Jason played rookie ball with the Baltimore Orioles organization from 2003-2005. His twin brother, Donald Furrow, has played in independent leagues.

Furrow pitched for the GCL Orioles in the Gulf Coast League during the 2003 season. He had a good debut, going 1-1 with two saves and a 2.33 ERA. He threw for the Bluefield Orioles in the Appalachian League during the 2004-2005 seasons. He had a 1-2, 4.74 record as a starter in 2004 and 0-1, 8.56 as a reliever in 2005, giving up a hefty 51 hits in 27 1/3 innings, almost two hits an inning.

Jason moved to the Frontier League, first throwing for the Traverse City Beach Bums in 2006 (3-2, 2.68), and the Florence Freedom in 2007 (2 R in 3 1/3 IP).

In 2008, he started out pitching for the McKinney Blue Thunder in the Continental Baseball League (0-2, Sv, 1.37), and then finished the season throwing for the Grand Prairie Air Hogs in the American Association (one run in two innings).

Furrow only appeared in one game for the Coastal Kingfish in the Continental Baseball League during the 2009 season, allowing a hit and a walk and retiring none.

Normal CornBelters (Frontier League)[edit]

Jason signed with the Normal CornBelters on February 16, 2010.

Furrow made his first appearance out of the bullpen for the CornBelters on May 23 against the Evansville Otters. He threw 4.0 innings to earn his only save giving up only 1 run on 4 hits, walking 2 and striking out 2.

On July 20, Jason started his first game against the Gateway Grizzlies. He gave up 4 runs on 6 hits, walked none and struck out 2 in 3.1 innings of work. He did not figure in the decision. The CornBelters went on to defeat the Grizzlies 6-4.

His other starts included a no-decision 5 2/3 inning game against the River City Rascals, and a 5 inning no-decision outing against the Washington Wild Things.

Furrow finished the 2010 season with an 0-2 record, 1 save and a 6.29 ERA.